Apr. 17, 2014 10:37 am
"If we can't think of a company who will acquire this company, either we're not thinking hard enough or it's not right for venture capital," Beyda said at a venture capital-focused event organized by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and held at Venturef0rth.
Apr. 17, 2014 9:30 am
Mike Harris's first startup was almost entirely made up of people in their mid-20s. It was "a crazy, chaotic and fun time," he wrote on the Philly Startup Leaders listserv, "but that's not the only way to build a startup."
Apr. 16, 2014 10:30 am
At this year's Philly Startup Leaders Entrepreneur Expo, roughly 40 startups set up shop at the industrial 23rd Street Armory. Community strongholds like RJMetrics, Arcweb and PeopleLinx tabled, but there were also a handful of newer startups to the scene.
Apr. 14, 2014 11:30 am
The point of the Entrepreneur Expo from Philly Startup Leaders is for entrepreneurs, largely with tech and Internet businesses, to get feedback on their early stage ventures from other founders
Apr. 10, 2014 1:00 pm
To increase the risk profile of a region known better for slow growth than economic dynamism, the business community needs to get more comfortable with failure. Here are the lessons (and illustrations) from an event about just that.
Apr. 9, 2014 9:26 am
Monetate appears to be preparing for its IPO with a new CFO, Zoe Selzer is now running Philadelphia University's entrepreneurship center and EdWeek is running a series on articles on Autism Expressed.
Apr. 8, 2014 12:30 pm
Today's urban enthusiasm around tech entrepreneurship is a big change from the suburban dominated 1990s-era tech business boom here. Does that make today's city focus a trend or a trick?
Apr. 7, 2014 12:30 pm
What is the greatest regional success for IT business in the last five years? What is the region's identity for tech startups? These and other questions headlined the first tech startup CEO survey, led by Technical.ly Philly in partnership with the Center City District
Apr. 7, 2014 10:30 am
Entrepreneur Expo is on Thursday, April 9 at the 23rd Street Armory from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Apr. 2, 2014 12:30 pm
In the 1990s, Philadelphia tech business was all happening in the suburbs. Today, the city has taken the lead in energy, and it's a trend seen across nation. But can Philadelphia's momentum last?